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Council Meeting Highlights - March 23, 2021

Audited Financial Statements – Council approved the Audited 2020 Financial Statements from Howard Allan and Associates, the Town’s auditors.

Park Naming - Council approved a motion that the park located at the north end of the Central Bridge will officially be named Sinclair Square Park.

By-laws - The following By-laws of note were read and passed:

1. By-law No. 43-2021 – to discontinue the Vacant Unit Tax Rebate Program for owners of vacant commercial / industrial property or portions thereof.

2. By-law No. 44-2021 – to permit and regulate the keeping of backyard hens within the Town of Carleton Place. Council also approved By-law No. 45-2021 to amend the Fees and Charges By-law to add an initial Backyard Hen application fee of $100 and an annual license renewal fee of $30, and amended the Animal Control By-law No. 46-2021 to include backyard hens.

The next regularly scheduled Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings will be held on Tuesday, April 13th, 2021.